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May 21, 2021, Adrian, Michigan – Dr. Massimo Faggioli, a theology and religious studies professor at Villanova University in Philadelphia, offers a live stream presentation, “Catholicity in an Evolving Global Church.” His talk is from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 10, 2021, through Weber Retreat and Conference Center.
From his election in 2013, Pope Francis’ papacy has opened Catholicism to a new sense of the global dimension. Dr. Faggioli discusses this new relationship between Catholicism and globalization, which offers a new understanding of the geography of the Church, its relationship with different faith traditions, and civil co-existence in one human family.
A columnist for Commonweal and La Croix International, Dr. Faggioli has written a number of books, most recently The Liminal Papacy of Pope Francis: Moving Toward Global Community (Orbis Books, 2020) and Joe Biden and Catholicism in the United States (Bayard, 2021).
The presentation is offered at no cost, but donations are appreciated. Registration is required for the live stream link. Registration is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or email@example.com.
For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.
May 14, 2021, Adrian, Michigan – This summer, Weber Center invites you to get your creative juices flowing with a virtual Summer Art Class taught by Adrian Dominican Associate Sharon Foley Bock. Each two-hour session – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. EDT on Thursdays June 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2021 – is designed to help participants explore, create, and enjoy methods for fashioning whimsical pieces of two-dimensional art.
Each session leads participant through activities designed to boost their creative energies and review foundational practices that underlie successful art endeavors. Materials are easily obtained and prompts and techniques are provided each week. No artistic experience is required.
Sharon studied art under the direction of some of the finest Adrian Dominican artists in the original Studio Angelico at Siena Heights College (University). Some of her work can be seen at http://sharon-bock.pixels.com.
The $50 cost does not include supplies. Registration is required and is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited scholarships are available.